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PUNJ 403 Modern Punjabi Literature

Popular and literary works in modern Punjabi, with a focus on short stories and poetry. Emphasis on reading, writing, and vocabulary development.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: PUNJ 300.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
BlockedPUNJ 403 001Lecture1 Wed16:0019:00

If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)

Students are not required to have taken PUNJ 300; please contact the instructor to ask about your level. In this class, we will read the "greats" of modern Punjabi literature from the Indian Punjab, with a few works from Pakistan (in Gurmukhi script). Authors include Ajeet Cour, Kartar Singh Duggal, Amrita Pritam, Kulwant Singh Virk, and Gurbakhsh Singh "Preetlari." Students will make presentations and do short writing assignments in Punjabi; the final paper can be done in English or Punjabi, at the choice of the student. Contact the instructor to sign up!

BlockedPUNJ 403 W01Waiting List1 Wed16:0019:00

Registering for this section does not mean you are enrolled in the course, this is a waitlist section. Students will be moved off the waitlist into the course automatically once there is space. For more information including our department priority guidelines please see: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/